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great company with the right values

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Manager in South San Francisco, CA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Manager in South San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at Genentech full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

passion for patients and science

Cons

harder to navigate in global complex environment

Advice to ManagementAdvice

keep staying connected to your employees!

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Depends on which department you work in

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Research Associate in South San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pays well, long list of benefits, some very smart co-workers

    Cons

    political correctness, extremely long hours all the time, burnt-out workers, little or no work-life balance; management either living in la-la land or just don't care.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To quote my director: " If you don't have a solution, do not complain!" Do not dismiss worker complaint so easily. Do not start a witch-hunt when worker is already over-worked, under pressure or are unhappy. When workers complain; it's time to identify what's not working instead of asking workers to come up with solution to the cause of burn outs. Happy workers are productive workers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Fairly stable place, with some opportunities.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in South San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in South San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Genentech full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Following merger the company is fairly stable, however there are some good opportunities but you must know how to navigate in a large corporation.

    Cons

    The corporate culture is just being formed so you got to stick out for yourself.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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